Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Let's Have a Party !

Happy Wednesday everyone, all is good here, hoping the same to all of you. Great Weather here In Florida all year round . don't miss the Cold or Snow from Jersey here already 26 years.

Today I used my printed paper Red and White Gingham paper over light blue card stock  and layered it with RED WHITE BLUE printed paper. I added a star shaker,  using my Star Die cut and a tag " Let's Have a Party" I also added a red white and blue bow. and some washi tape
              I also used tiny beads in side my Star Red White and Blue    with July 4th coming up thought this was a perfect card.
   We always have a large get together with our Family and Friends.
         We always have a great time with a big menu to go with it .
 thank you for Visiting my blog today, it is always a pleasure to have you stop by. remember to leave a comment I love reading them.

I'm sharing my card in the following Challenge 
 Simon Says Wednesday Challenge - Patterned Paper
 Word Art Wednesday - anything goes.

Have a wonderful week and weekend.
 God Bless
    Hugs
   Dottie



Hubby came home with this sweet "USA TRAIN"  yesterday for me. he is always bringing me something he knows I will love. Perfect for our Americana Family room. He is the best of the best !!! True soul Mates.

 I Want to share with you out there if you are looking for die cuts not expensive got to Amazon. com  In the search put in what you are looking for and add china. I have not paid more then 5.00 for any full set I have gotten. and always FREE shipping.

Monday, June 19, 2017

Lets Take a Vacation

Hello everyone and Happy Monday, I hope all the Dads had a wonderful Fathers day and got spoiled, I know my family spoiled my Hubby as they do every year.



Today I Use things from my stash some of it by Tim Holtz.  I just love his products. I used a wooden box I had, in ocean blue  and sanded the edges.  it was fun using this I added sea shells some moss a couple small stones my levees. and small tags from Tim Holtz in each box. I added a the word Life using Tim Holtz idea-ology sticker.
this is the perfect challenge for this time of year, many are going on vacations now that the kids are out of school. the kids here in Florida are already out a month.


I'm sharing my card in the following challenge.
Simon Monday Challenge - Lets Take A Vacation

Thank you for visiting my blog it is always a Honor and Pleasure to have stop by for a visit, I would love to read your comments and hope you will become a New follower of my blog. and I will be happy to do the same for you.

God Bless
  Hugs
 Dottie

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

HAPPY ANNIVERSARY

Happy Tuesday Everyone I know I am a tad Late posting my card for this challenge, been a little busy.


Today I used White card stock, French Country Stack by DCWV from my stash., some Coral seem binding, and pretty white lace at the bottom of my card and some white flowers. .I also used my Spellbinder Die cuts Labels Twenty. 

Thank you for stopping by my blog today it is always a pleasure to have you visit. I love reading your comments. I would like it very much if you would become a New follower of my blog, and I would be happy to do the same for you.

I'm sharing my card in the following challenge
Word Art Wednesday 286-287

God Bless
  Hugs
 Dottie

Please say prayers for a friend of over 40 yrs she is in
 St.Petersburg Hospital. Fl "Joan Furlong"
Thank you .

Monday, June 12, 2017

Touchy Feely- Vintage

Happy Monday everyone, another beautiful day here in Florida ! been a busy Morning Hubby and I just re- did our Enclosure with New carpet indoor - outdoor  Pretty tropical. I'll post pix at the bottom.

Today I used mostly Tim Hotlz products all from my stash, brown card stock, tag SPECIAL DELIVERY a Clock added a chain a round  5 cent piece and a wooden star. a piece of corrugated paper & ruler.
Thank you so much for visiting my blog today, I love playing along in all challenges. it is always a pleasure and honor to have you stop by, I would like it very much if you would leave a comment, and a follower of my blog and I will be happy to do the same for you.

I'm sharing my card at the following challenge.

 Simon says Monday. Touchy feely- Vintage

God Bless
   Hugs
  Dottie

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

only you forever

Happy Wednesday everyone, finally getting rain here in Florida and we are grateful to finally see it !
 Today I used Tim Holtz Idea-ology mini gears, & Tim Holtz Idea-ology stickers  .
 I used white card stock and light blue card stock 
 picture frame from my stash. and my Kaleidacolor stampin' pad .
 I added some bakers twine blue and white. and some blue Mulberry paper.


I'm sharing my card  with the following challenge.
Simon says Wednesday - Masculine 

Thank you for visiting it is always a pleasure to have you stop by. I hope you will leave a comment I enjoy reading each of them. I would like it very much if you would become a new follower, and I will be happy to do the same for you.

God Bless
    Hugs
   Dottie

We have been swimming pool temp 88* so it is now perfect for us.
 The photo I used is from a family Dinner at our favorite Italian restaurant this past weekend.

I decided to use this one My Joe looks so good. on the down side he has to go for now tests for the abdomen now they are looking for more antiserums. please keep him in you're prayers.  


Thursday, June 1, 2017

Pink Cherries

Happy Thursday evening everyone, I am going a little off the colors for the challenge at  Paper Sweeties.  but I am still going with the cherries.I found some pretty pink cherry ribbon in my stash so  I decided to do one in pink rather then red.
I used pink card stock printed deep pink and lighter pink craft stock I used my MS punch to do the bottom of the card with pink cherry ribbon underneath layered. I added a tag I also found in my stash happy Birthday to you. I added 2 pink flower gems. I also added a bow made from the pink cherry ribbon.

Thank you so much for visiting, it is always a honor to have you stop by. I would like it very much if you would become a new follower of my blog and I will be happy to do the same for you. I enjoy making new blog friends.

I'm sharing my card in the following challenges
 Paper Sweeties
Word Art Wednesday
Simon Wednesday Challenge - anything goes God Bless
  Hugs
 Dottie

thanks So MUCH

Happy Thursday everyone, what a beautiful day here in Florida. I love the Inspiration photo for Paper sweeties .# 56
today I used cream color paper, a plaid Red paper, I used my cherry wood stamp, and colored it in with my  COPIC sketch # G09,E07YG11.
I used my octagon die cuts and added some Red gem's and then a Ribbon bow with cherries on it.
I also used cream colored lace along the bottom of my card. I used  some pop dots from my stash.
 
Thank you so much for visiting my blog today, it is always a pleasure and honor to have you stop by. I would like it very much if you would leave me a comment and a new follower of my blog, and I would be happy to do the same for you. it is always nice to meet new blog friends.

I'm sharing my card in the following challenge.
Paper Sweeties #56 
Word art Wednesday - anything goes
Simon Wednesday challenge - anything goes
God Bless
  Hugs
 Dottie

Cherries and Gingham

Happy Thursday and wow it is already June 1st. Time is flying by really fast. this is my first card that I am using for a challenge at
Paper Sweeties,  

 Today I used products from my stash, I used white card stock, cherry paper, gingham and cherry ribbon and bow. I added a tag and a little girl with a balloon and stamped it HAPPY BIRTHDAY from my stash.
thank you so much for visiting my blog today, It is always a honor and pleasure to have you stop by. I would like it very much if you would become a new follower of my blog and I would be happy to do the same for you. I always enjoy making new blog friends.

I am sharing my card in the following challenge
Paper Sweeties
Word Art Wednesday - anything goes
Simon Wednesday Challenge - anything goes

God Bless
  Hugs
 Dottie
  

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Happy Birthday Heather

Happy Wednesday evening everyone, it has been a great day and evening had a friend for dinner, He loves my Pot roast.

Today I made a special Birthday card a special order from a customer for their daughter Heather.
Today I used White card stock layered with more white card stock using my embossing folder by Darice Embossing Essentials.
my butterfly die cuts.  I added blue and white gingham ribbon and bow.
from  RRR .
I used blue and white card stock to cut my butter fly's and printed Happy Birthday Heather in blue I then added my flower and glued a Butterfly.

thank you for visiting it is always a Honor to have you stop by. I would like it very much if you would become a follower of my blog and I would be happy to do the same for you. Please leave me your comments I enjoy reading them .

I am sharing my card in the following challenge .
Simon Wednesday Challenge - anything goes

Thank you.
 God Bless
   Hugs
  Dottie

For the Bride and Groom

Happy Wednesday everyone, I hope you are all doing well. Beautiful weather here in Florida ! but we need rain really bad.

Today I made a special wedding card for a Customer, "For the Bride and
Groom" the wedding is in July, so it is all ready!


 Today I used White Mulberry paper, White card stock,White Ribbon and bow, white with a pink tint - from my embossing folder Daisies by Darice Embossing Essentials.
Mulberry Flowers, Roses,Spiral Stamens, Berry Spray Clusters all white . and some Tinsel Glitter.

Thank you so much for visiting my blog it is always a honor to have you visit. I would like it if you would become a new follower of my blog and I will do the same for you, I always enjoy making new blog friends.
please leave me a comment , I enjoy reading them.

I'm sharing my card in the following challenge
Simon Wednesday challenge- anything goes
Word art Wednesday- anything goes

God Bless
   Hugs
  Dottie

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

sending hugs

Hello everyone, everyone is doing good here in Florida waiting for some rain this after noon and it is much needed.
Our grandchildren get out of school tomorrow with only a 1/2 day, Gracie ( our pride and joy) is upset she loves school and so smart she said she is going to miss her teacher, he is just amazing !!

Today I used cream colored card stock, ( From Michaels) I added a yellow and white polka dotted paper from my stash. I added multi colored yarn and a small ball . I used my Newtons nook clear stamp ( Newton unwinding clear stamp set, from Simonsays   . I also used my Copic pens C-3Y-15  RV00 .

Thank you for visiting my blog today, sorry I have been pretty much MIA, still healing from my Knee replacement surgery.  I always enjoy playing along in all challenges,

  I am sharing my card in the following challenge
 Simon Wednesday  - Furry Friends

God Bless
  Hugs
 Dottie

 

Congratulations

Happy Wednesday everyone another hot and humid day here in Florida. tomorrow our kids down here have their last day of school and it is just half a day. our Gracie doesn't want to have school end she loves her teacher and school. We are always. so proud of her !

Today I used Blue card stock and over laid it with a printed paper all from my stash, I Printed Congratulations on your graduation Emily on the front using one of my die cuts.
I added a Blue Rose and two tiny white roses some blue ribbon all from
Really Reasonable Ribbon. I then added two white pearls from my stash.

I'm sharing my card in the following challenge
Word Art Wednesday - # 284-285 anything goes


Thank you for visiting my blog today it is always a pleasure and honor to have you stop by.  I would like it very much if you would become a follower of my blog and I will be happy to do the same for you, it is always nice to meet new blog friends.

God Bless
   Hugs
  Dottie

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Challenge #282-283 - Anything Goes

Happy Wednesday everyone. I'm sorry I have been MIA. had knee surgery as most of you know, and now I am just getting around with out a walker or caine. but I still can not walk far or drive.trying to get my mojo back, it coming slowly just filled a large card order for a customer. 

Today I used cream card stock from Michaels, my embossing folder music notes by Darcie, I printed genesisis 28:75 from the WAW blog.
I added some pink flowers a bow and ribbon all from my stash.

I want to thank you all for visiting it is always a blessing to have you stop by. I have missed not being able to be in my craft room designing cards for different challenges for so long. I will be back again soon. I hope you will all continue to visit and please leave me your comments.

I'm sharing my card in the following challenge.
Word Art Wednesday- challenge # 282-283


God Bless
  Hugs
 Dottie

NEW BABY GIRL

Hello Everyone, gorgeous weather here in Florida , the kids have been in the pool  and love it but we need RAIN so bad.


Today I used white card stock from Michaels and baby paper by Lullaby from Joanns, I used some embossing powder in side and on the lower right side of my card to have it stand out .
this is one of a special order cards from one of my regular customers, just finished 14 of them for this customer.
My embossing powers are from my stash pink, & white and silver. I added pink ribbon along the top and and little pink bow. I love creating each of my cards.

Thank you for visiting today, been pretty busy here Hubby is having issues yet again we will know more in a few weeks.

I'm sharing my card in the following challenge.

Simon Wednesday - A bit of sparkle

 God Bless
   Hugs
  Dottie


Wednesday, May 10, 2017

together forever !

Happy Wednesday, been really busy with things here , Gracie is having her 2nd concert tonight at school so proud of her.another week and school is out, Our Jodee her Mom and Paul her Daddy did a great job raising her. and lily. have so many grand and great grand to list. but each of them are loved so much.


today I used white craft paper from Michaels  
 my clear stamp's from Joanns,  a pic of hubby and I from 3 yrs ago when we renewed our vows, now married 33 yrs  together  35 yrs.
 I used my roses and a blue bow and some sequins all from my stash. 


      I enjoy playing along in all challenges when I have time. 
thank you for visiting it is always a pleasure to have you stop by.   I would like it very much if you would become a new follower of my blog and I will be happy to do the same for you. I always enjoy meeting new blog friends.

I'm sharing my card in the following challenge.
Simon Wednesday - Dotty

God Bless
 Hugs
Dottie

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

TRUE FRIEND

Hello everyone hope you are all having a wonderful week.weather is sunny and beautiful here in Fl but we sure need rain badly. Hubby, his Bro Bob and Tina are going to Dinner with us tonight. what great people.

I always enjoy playing along in challenges. Not been playing along as much as I was still have to be careful with my knee for several more months. Today I used white card stock printed card stock hand made flowers ( Pink) and a lovely tag "TRUE FRIEND" I created this card with My best friend in mind we have been like glue 26 yrs. she is the best.
I also added silver and white yarn and some large pop dots. all of these things came from my stash.
I hope you all enjoyed my card,Thank you for visiting my blog today, it is always a pleasure having you stop by. 

I'm sharing my card in the following challenge

Simon Wednesday Challenge a touch of pink 

God Bless
   Hugs
  Dottie


Thursday, April 27, 2017

Be joyful in thee

Hello everyone hoping everyone is having a great week. beautiful as Always here on the West coast of Florida, sunny and warm! but we sure do need rain badly.


I enjoy playing along in all challenges, and I love creating each of my cards. I used light blue, lime green and cream card stock.  I used my die cut. FANCIFUL FLOURISH B 117 by Cherry Lynn Designs
I added some  light blue gems, a Blue Rose from my stash

Thank you for visiting my blog today, it is always a pleasure to have you stop by.

I'm sharing my card in the following challenge.
Word Art Wednesday # 280 - 281
Simon Says Wednesday Blog challenge 

 God Bless
   Hugs
  Dottie

Newton unwinds

Hello all, I know am a little late but until I am totally healed I'm still moving slow, they say by February I will be as good as new.


Welcome to my blog it is always a honor and pleasure to have you stop by and visit. I used white card stock and printed stock from my stash .
I used my set of Newtons nook (Newton Unwinding clear set)
I added a pretty green yarn and made a bow also from my stash. I used a  Mounted stamp Happy Birthday. and to color in Newton I used my CopicsYG11- W-2 - 100. and I have my card by my New Anna lee Doll- Cat Nip

again thank you for visiting I wish you all a wonderful upcoming weekend.
I'm sharing my card in the following challenge/

Simon Says Wednesday  Challenge  anything goes

Word Art Wednesday - anything goes

God Bless
  Hugs
 Dottie



Tuesday, April 25, 2017

NUMBERS

Hello everyone, waiting and wishing for rain we need it so very bad here in Florida, there have been many many fires, up and down the coast closing bridges and evacuating people from their homes. its truly sad.

today I am playing along in Simon Monday Challenge, perfect timing NUMBERS. I had a order for a simple B-day card, from a long time Customer.   

today I used my White card stock from Michaels. 
 I also used  printed card stock " The Count Down" by DCWV

I used  STAMPERS ANONYMOUS  Tim Holtz Collection mini cats & dogs     
happy birthday die cut by Little B  # 4 - 1 from my stash, colored pencils pop dots from my stash, and my Die cut Son # SSSD111344

It is always a blessing and a Honor to have you stop by, I hope you're all having a wonderful week. I'd love to have you become a new follower of my blog and I would be happy to do the same for you. I always enjoy making new Blog friends.


I'm sharing my card in the following challenge .

Simon Says Monday Blog - NUMBERS

God Bless
  Hugs 
 Dottie 

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

FLAMINGO - BIRTHDAY

          Happy Wednesday everyone.  I hope you are all doing well. and having a positive week.

I enjoy playing along in most challenges, and I love creating each of my cards. today I used my new  Flamingo die cut, and happy birthday die
 by Little B  
I used White and Pink card stock along with a flowered card stock all from my stash. I added some tiny pink sequins from my stash.

Thank you for visiting it is always a blessing and honor to have you stop by.

I'm sharing my card today in the following challenge .
  Freshly Made Sketches # 284

 God Bless
   Hugs
  Dottie

Flowers

Happy Wednesday on and All. I hope this is a positive week for you all.
Beautiful weather here in Florida Our pool is open almost a week the grand children are so excited, they love the pool ! 

Today I used lime green and white card stock from Michaels,  I used my clear stamp set by amy butler  K & COMPANY 11 pc set floral stamps. ( this is a old set I have had in my collection) I used  STAMPIN UP! classic stampin pads - LAVENDER LACE,REGAL ROSE,GREEN GALORE.  I also used my COPIC ciao pen # YG06, RV21, V04
I added 3 medium size green gems from my stash. Tim Holtz  clear stamp saying  using black ink. and I made a lavender bow.

I'm sharing this in the following challenge
 Simon Says Wednesday Challenge -  Showers & or Flowers

Thank you for stopping by today, it is always a blessing and pleasure to have you visit . I would enjoy it very much if you would become a new follower of my blog. and I would be happy to do the same for you. I always enjoy making new blog friends.

God Bless
   Hugs
  Dottie

sharing some family New's
          We have our family in Jersey one by one leaving the state, 

We already have our cousins son, and his family in Tenn, her and her husband and daughter will be moving there next year. their oldest son is in  Las Vegas NV. with his 7 children and wife. 

 Her twin sister is moving to So. Carolina. in the next couple of month when their NEW home is finished.we will be visiting each other from time to time. 

 We have one daughter already in Georgia and our youngest is Moving to Georgia with in 1- 1/2 yrs. so We are smack Dab in the center of them, only Have our Nephew left in Jersey, Hoping they will come south too.

Showers

Happy Wednesday,I hope everyone if doing well and is having a positive week.

 Beautiful weather here in Fl, Our pool is now open. My knee is starting to do better sill have 9 months till it will be healed,  Thank God for my wonderful husband, he has been A true saint with all he has been and is doing to care for me. could not ask for a better life.


Today I used black and white card stock from Michaels I used my 
Tim Holtz cling mounted 7pc stamp set
I added 3 lg black gems, Black ribbon and bow from my stash.
 this was a very simple card  and I enjoyed creating it.

Thank you for stopping by it is always a honor to have you visit . I would enjoy it if you would become a follower of my blog. i will be happy to do the same for you, I always enjoy making new blog friends.

I'm sharing my card in the following challenge
Simon Wednesday Challenge -Showers & or Flowers


God Bless
  Hugs
 Dottie

 

Monday, April 17, 2017

just because


Happy Monday, Hoping everyone had a Blessed Easter Sunday with Family and Friends. Didn't do too big this year, since my knee is still healing and will be for many more months.

I enjoy playing along in challenges and creating my cards. today I used products from my stash. I used white and teal craft stock a printed craft stock ribbon, a teal flower and a sticker ( just because) 

Thank you for visiting my blog today, I'd love to have you become a follower and I would be happy to do the same for you, I always enjoy making new blog friends.

I'm sharing my card in the following challenge.
Mojo Monday #493

God Bless
   Hugs
  Dottie

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

happy easter from the little duck

Hello everyone happy Wednesday, time for new challenges. I enjoy playing along in most challenges, sorry I have not been around  much . but s you know I had knee replacement surgery in mid February. it will take a full year for me to be healed. So I'm doing my best to keep up.



I love creating cards and doing other crafty things. today I used White card stock, from Michaels Crafts, printed card stock  by my minds eye.also from Michaels. I used a DIGI from my stash. and used my crayola colored pencils. I made the umbrella 3D with a large pop dot.
2 teal sequins also from my stash.  I used my clear stamp happy easter and also used my MISTI


Thank you for visiting my blog today, I hope you're all having a wonderful week. I'd love to have you become a follower of my blog and I would be happy to do the same for you. I always enjoy making new blog friends.

I'm sharing my card in the following challenge.
Word Art Wednesday - anything goes
Simon says Wednesday Challenges - spring color inspiration

God Bless
  Hugs
 Dottie 

happy spring

Happy Wednesday everyone,What a Beautiful week it has been in the upper 80's sunny  and warm the pool is open and getting warm already.
and almost ready to swim.. we are doing a BBQ for Easter Sunday.



I enjoy playing along in most challenges , and I love creating each of my cards. and  other crafty things. I used white  & brown card stock
 from Michaels Crafts

I used Tim Holtz COLLECTION WILDFLOWERS # CMS 253
 Simon says Stamp. I added my bunny using my my die cut. I added baby pink ribbon and added a bow to the bunny, and lastly I added sequins.  

Thank you for stopping by it is always a blessing and Honor to have you Visit. I'd love to have you become a follower of my blog and I would be happy to do the same for you, I always enjoy making new blog friends.

I'm sharing my card in the following challenge.
Simon Says Wednesday Blog. - spring color inspiration
Word Art Wednesday - anything goes
God Bless
  Hugs
 Dottie